Leak wins Florida's QB duel
The Gators have handed the ball to QB Chris Leak, but is the freshman ready?
- The most-discussed lineup change of the week is occurring in Gainesville, amid the acrimonious aftermath of a two-touchdown loss to Tennessee. Florida is finally ending its rotating-quarterback silliness and going with true freshman Chris Leak at Kentucky Saturday.
Marshall coach Bob Pruett, former boss of Gators offensive coordinator Ed Zaunbrecher and a former Florida assistant, sounded dubious in talking to the Orlando Sentinel. "When you play against a solid team, I don't know anybody in the country who could win with a true freshman quarterback," Pruett said.
But ESPN analyst Lee Corso had the counterpoint: Who said Kentucky is solid? "Going to Kentucky, that's not a tough assignment. He can do all right there."
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